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US merely claims sanctions do not include humanitarian items
Iran UN envoy:

US merely claims sanctions do not include humanitarian items

TEHRAN (defapress) – Stating that the US only claims that sanctions do not include humanitarian aids, Iran's Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the United Nations Majid Takht-Ravanchi said that it is useless to just repeat this claim; a major problem is banking sanctions.
Zarif Congratulates IRGC on Islamic Revolution Guards Day

Zarif Congratulates IRGC on Islamic Revolution Guards Day

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif offered congratulations to the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) commanders and forces on the Islamic Revolution Guards Day.
US Taking Iranian Scientists Hostage
Zarif:

US Taking Iranian Scientists Hostage

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif called on Washington to release innocent Iranian scientists jailed in horrific US facilities amid the pandemic of the new coronavirus.
Iran’s Shamkhani Highlights IRGC Role in Countering Crises

Iran’s Shamkhani Highlights IRGC Role in Countering Crises

TEHRAN (defapress) – Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani underlined the role that the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps (IRGC) plays in strengthening the Islamic Revolution and the Islamic Establishment and in confronting crises.
Iran Welcomes UN Call for Yemen Ceasefire

Iran Welcomes UN Call for Yemen Ceasefire

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman welcomed the UN Secretary-General’s call for a global halt in armed clashes amid the coronavirus outbreak and said the Islamic Republic supports any initiative ending the war against people of Yemen and the blockade of the impoverished country.
Zarif Highlights US Need for Help in COVID-19 Fight, Slams Anti-Iran Sanctions

Zarif Highlights US Need for Help in COVID-19 Fight, Slams Anti-Iran Sanctions

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said that while even the US needs others’ help to battle the coronavirus pandemic, Washington refuses to end its sanctions against Iran, which hamper the country’s COVID-19 response, stressing that the world needs to defy the embargoes.
IRGC’s Might, Influence Anger US, Iran’s Top General Says

IRGC’s Might, Influence Anger US, Iran’s Top General Says

TEHRAN (defapress) – The Chief of Staff of the Iranian Armed Forces described the Islamic Revolution Guards Corps as creator of great opportunities out of threats and crises, saying the IRGC’s power and its strategic influence have angered the US and isolated Iran’s enemies.
Envoy urges UK to use its political power for lifting US sanctions against Iran

Envoy urges UK to use its political power for lifting US sanctions against Iran

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Ambassador to UK Hamid Baeedinejad called on British government to take advantage of its political and diplomatic power in lifting US sanctions imposed against the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Parl. speaker visits IRGC Biological Defense Exhibition

Parl. speaker visits IRGC Biological Defense Exhibition

TEHRAN (defapress) – Iranian Parliament Speaker Ali Larijani on Thu. visited Biological Defense Exhibition of Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGC)’s Ground Forces.
“Surge in Production’, a needed policy in realizing economic objectives
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“Surge in Production’, a needed policy in realizing economic objectives

TEHRAN (defapress) – First Vice President Es’hagh Jahangiri on Thu. pointed to naming the current year [started March 21, 2020] after “surge in production” by the Leader of the Islamic Revolution and added that placing macroeconomics policies of the country towards production surge should be taken into consideration in the government.